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Favorite Civil War Quotes. It is well that war is so terrible, lest we grow too fond of it. Robert E. Lee at Fredericksburg. “They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance.”. General John Sedgewick, immediately before being shot in the face. “Not yet.”.

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“They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance.” it.

General John Sedgewick, immediately before being shot in the face.


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“Not yet.” it.

  • Longstreet’s response to Grants’ request for surrender.


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“War is cruelty. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.”

William Tecumseh Sherman


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“I can make men follow me to hell” crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.”

Union General Philip Kearny


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Grant stood by me when I was crazy, and I stood by him when he was drunk, and now we stand by each other.

Sherman


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